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3 hrs ago | Madison Magazine

Concerts on the Square Delivers Americana With a Twist

A glance at Wednesday's Concert on the Square program - Copland, Gershwin and the finale of the "New World" Symphony - might lead one to think it was July Fourth all over again.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

6 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

High School Journalism Institute 2014 feeds diversity, fuels dreams

Miles Trinidad , a senior at Glencoe High School, works with The Oregonian's music writer David Greenwald during the High School Journalism Institute at Oregon State University.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Oregon, Oregon State University, Education Etc., Family, Teenagers

10 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

back to school | First job as synagogue's youth director a natural fit for rabbi's son

When Jory Gwasdoff landed his first job out of college at a synagogue, it didn't come as any surprise to his parents, who certainly know their way around a congregation.

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism, Israel, World News, Middle East, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Grissom Community Runs in Memory of Beloved PE Teacher

Members of the Grissom School community Wednesday honored their beloved teacher who died this week.

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Related Topix: Illinois

The Skanner

Emmy-Winning Journalist Andrew DeVigal Will Head New UO Center

Emmy-award winning journalist and former New York Times multimedia editor Andrew DeVigal will join the University of Oregon as Chair of Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement in the School of Journalism and Communication .

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Related Topix: Journalism

The Newberg Graphic

New library manager takes helm in Sherwood - Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:26

Adrienne Doman Calkins steps into the role left by head librarian Pam North, who retired last month after 18 years with the library.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Portland, OR, McMinnville, OR, Lake Oswego, OR

Business Journal

UO researchers find could make electronic devices more efficient

A University of Oregon research team is earning national recognition for research into a chemical process that could lead to more efficient electronics and solar devices.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Minnesota

The Oregonian

'Driftwood Forts of the Oregon Coast': they're everywhere on the beach -- have you built...

Everyone who's been to the Oregon coast has seen a driftwood fort, and almost everyone has built one or used an existing one to get away from the wind and blowing sand for a few minutes.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Lincoln City, OR

OregonLive.com

The UO track program is unhappy about Team USA's decision in the women's 800 at the World Juniors: Oregon track field rundown

People inside the University of Oregon track & field program reportedly are fuming privately after Team USA chose not to file a protest Tuesday following Raevyn Rogers' heat of the women's 800 at the IAAF World Track & Field Championships.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Alameda: Kiwanis awards scholarships to high school grads

The recipients were: Fischer Davis from Alameda High School, who received the Virginia Hanson Scholarship and who plans to attend Chapman College; Lachlan Addicot from Encinal High School, who received the Asher Broughton Scholarship and who plans to attend the University of Oregon; Danica Liang from Alameda High School who received the Key Club ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alameda, CA, UC San Diego, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Education Etc.

OregonLive.com

University of Oregon police chief defends department in wake of alleged retaliation, vulgar list

University of Oregon Police Chief Carolyn McDermed, who has led the department for two years, defends the professionalism of supervisors and officers on the Eugene campus.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Criminal Defense Law, Law

National Public Radio

Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

Investigators at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have discovered cases of organic fraud abroad as well as in the U.S. IN 2013, 19 farmers or food companies were fined a total of $87 million for misusing the organic label.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Organic Food, Bolivia Travel

Palo Alto Weekly

Menlo grad Price advances in 400 at World Junior track

Menlo School grad Maddy Price advanced to the semifinals of the women's 400 meters at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships after clocking the fourth-fastest prelim time on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford, CA

Sunherald.com

Adidas covers swooshes at Nike's hometown track

Crews preparing for this week's world junior track championships at Hayward Field covered the Nike swooshes and pinned Adidas posters to the fence alongside the track, The Register-Guard newspaper reported .

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Willamette Week

Rare Monk: Tuesday, July 29

When asking a band to describe its sound, you don't expect to hear the word "asteroid."

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US News & World Report

College Savings Advice for Students Planning to Work

Parents who want their students to work during college don't need to worry that any extra income will affect 529 plan savings.

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Examiner.com

PGA Tour Canada sends 8 players to RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal

Order of Merit leader Joel Dahmen, No. 2 Tim Madigan and No. 3 Josh Persons have joined Eugene Wong , Michael Gligic, Beon-Yeong Lee, Kevin Stinson and Ben Silverman in Canada's national championship at The Royal Montreal Golf Club.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Canada,

Boise Weekly

Culture (W)rap

Candis Redfield's mural at the Flying M Coffeegarage in Nampa is about "the young generations striving for a better future that involves sustainability and our love for the environment."

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Related Topix: Nampa, ID, Eat Pray Love, Idaho, Boise, ID, Hailey, ID

Daily Journal of Commerce

CB|Two hires Brent Stuntzner

Two Architects recently hired Brent Stuntzner as an architectural intern. He has a master's degree in architecture from the University of Oregon, and was a longtime residential contractor.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Free Will Belief Causes Climate Change Denial

Does free will belief pose a major threat to humanity's future by amplifying climate change denial? George Ortega, a student at Empire State College, and director of an organization called A Happier World, has constructed a counter-intuitive, but scientifically robust, argument that it does.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

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